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Yiddish Children’s Literature and the Jewish Twentieth Century

Thursday, November 5, 2020 7:00 pm

Location: Zoom

Link: https://jsp.msu.edu

Yiddish Children's Literature and the Jewish Twentieth Century: A Conversation

Miriam Udel will be discussing her book, Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature, that was just published in October 2020. The book is her edition and translation of Yiddish Children’s Literature.

Udel is Associate Professor of German Studies and Jewish Studies at Emory University, where her teaching focuses on Yiddish language, literature, and culture. She holds an AB in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University, as well as a PhD in Comparative Literature from the same institution. She was ordained in 2019 as part of the first cohort of the Executive Ordination Track at Yeshivat Maharat, a program designed to bring qualified mid-career women into the Orthodox rabbinate.

 

Please visit the Jewish Studies website (jsp.msu.edu) for more information.